Category Archives: MLS Listings Vancouver

Investors Betting on Market Recovery

Various investors, notably hedge funds and private equity firms are racing to buy up land, homes and building parts.  These firms are making bets that the housing recovery is at hand. John Paulson, a hedge fund manager who bet wisely … Continue reading

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New Chinatown Development

A new development is set to go up in the heart of Chinatown.  This 81 unit 9 storey building known as Keefer Block and designed by the award winning Solterra, will be made of brick and concrete. The project is … Continue reading

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Best Textiles for your Home

When it comes to decorating your home, the right textiles are a must.  Coming in to a room with just the right mix of fabrics and textiles can make all the difference in terms of both comfort and appeal. If … Continue reading

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BC Housing Value Assessments

For the first time in a few years many homeowners in BC will see a drop in their property assessments.  According to the report, those with the most significant drops are homes in Whistler, the Sunshine Coast, Bowen Island and … Continue reading

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Custom Bathrooms

Creating a spa-like feel to your home bathroom can be as simple as a few extra candles and bath salts, or as extensive as a forty thousand dollar free standing tub.  And while not everyone will want to or can … Continue reading

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Healthy Home, Healthy Air Quality

With winter in full swing in many areas, most windows are closing up and very little outdoor air is let in.  In the name of energy efficiency, our homes are now designed to help keep the cold out.  Unfortunately, though … Continue reading

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Refinishing the Basement

When it comes to home decor, many people either skimp or forgo the basement suite entirely in order to focus on the main floors.  While this is important of course, especially on a more limited budget, there is increasingly a … Continue reading

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Vancouver – A Great Place To Live

Vancouver has consistently been rated one of the most amazing and dynamic cities in the world to live in.  Vancouver offers something for everyone, old and young. To begin with, the natural splendour and beauty of Vancouver draws crowds of … Continue reading

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Investing in Real Estate

Whether or not to invest your hard earned money in real estate is a very personal question.  Not everyone enjoys being a landlord or holding a mortgage and when it comes down to it investing in real estate can require … Continue reading

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Remodelling your Summer Cottage

When it comes to investing in renovations, updating your summer home or cottage doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  A few additions and renovations here and there can often be enough to really transform and old cottage … Continue reading

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Midtown Manhattan Penthouse for Sale

If you are curious to know just what $100 million can fetch you in midtown Manhattan well the answer is a spacious, three floor, six bedroom penthouse that boasts spectacular views.  This 8,000 square foot luxury apartment located on West … Continue reading

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Ikea Hacking 101

Perhaps you’ve heard of it or perhaps you haven’t but Ikea hacking is becoming a major trend in home decorating.  Ikea hacking is simply a way of saving big on home decor without sacrificing the look and feel of something … Continue reading

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Mixed Income Housing Crucial to Economic Success

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson, has suggested that creating more low- and middle-income homes is going to be key to the city’s economic health.  According to the mayor, affordable housing is going to be central to the future of Vancouver as … Continue reading

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Canada’s Smallest Condo to be Built in Surrey

Tien Sher, a Surrey condo development company, is hoping to build what would be Canada’s smallest condo.  The Vancouver condos for sale, would start at a mere 290 square feet, with other suites ranging in size from 305 square feet … Continue reading

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Simple DIY Baby Room Decor

While splurging on some items for baby is fun for new parents, the cost of everything from car seats and wraps to cloth diapers and strollers can really start to add up.  But as with most things, a little time … Continue reading

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Rezoning Application for Howe and Pender Street Tower

A rezoning application is currently being put forth by financial giant Credit Suisse which would see the building of a 30 storey tower on the site of the Vancouver Stock Exchange.  The Vancouver Stock exchange building is an historic building, … Continue reading

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Reinventing Toronto’s Entertainment District

Toronto’s history Entertainment District has fallen into general disrepute in recent years.  The once thriving hub, is often empty with all too many shuttered storefronts. Home now to parking lots and old bistros, very few tourists venture to the area … Continue reading

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Decorating for your Senses

After a hard day at work everyone wants to come home to a warm and inviting retreat.  Unfortunately, a cluttered or messy home can leave us feeling more frazzled than ever.  In order to get the most out of your … Continue reading

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